The Hamilton Bulldogs began a 4-game home-stand Friday night with a 5-3 loss to the Oshawa Generals.
The Bulldogs got off to a good start and had a 2-0 lead early in the 2nd period as Brandon Saigeon (8, 9), playing in 250th career OHL game, scored shorthanded in the final minute of period 1 and at full strength early in the 2nd. However, the Generals scored three in a row and had a 3-2 lead after forty minutes.
Avery Hayes (2) got the Black and Gold even at 3-3 just after the 5-minute mark of the 3rd finishing off a three-way passing play, but Oshawa scored two goals late to pull away for the 5-3 win.
Hamilton outshot Oshawa 30-23.
The Bulldogs fall to 7-6-1 after a third straight loss while the Generals improve to 7-4-1.
Oshawa goal scorers were Serron Noel (10), Kyle MacLean (3, 4) Danil Antropov (4) and Nick Wong (3).
1) Kyle MacLean (OSH)
2) Brandon Saigeon (HAM)
3) Jack Studnicka (OSH)
The Bulldogs are back in action Sunday afternoon as they host the North Bay Battalion at FirstOntario Centre at 2 pm.
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